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retail businesses

Retail businesses are some of the most difficult sectors to compete in. Learn how others get their products off the shelf.

insights and advice

How to sell on Instagram: Yoco’s guide for beginners | Part 2

Selling on Instagram doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated – we discuss how to take advantage of all the features that’ll give you the most out of your business profile.

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insights and advice

How to sell on Instagram: Yoco’s guide for beginners | Part 1

Instagram is one of the most powerful places to do business online. First, we’ll look at how to optimise your business’s profile so you are perfectly set up to start selling on Instagram.

MBV emporium
retail businesses

MBV Emporium: a dream shop filled with conversation starters

Vanessa Govender’s MBV Emporium is the manifestation of her lifelong passion for collecting and sharing beauty, thriving no matter the odds!

insights and advice

5 tips to increase retail sales this (Covid-19) Christmas

Stand out from your competitors, increase foot traffic (safely, of course), and see sales sky-rocket by following these tips.

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e-commerce

Social media marketing: our one-stop guide for getting started

Thanks to social media, connecting with, and converting, your audience is easier than ever. We’ll walk you through the golden rules of social media marketing so that every single post works hard for your brand.

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e-commerce

8 essential ingredients for a successful online store

Conquering the e-commerce space relies on multiple factors. We discuss the 8 ingredients that’ll set you up for online success.

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e-commerce

8 common online shopping problems customers have, and how to remedy them

Some people are still reluctant to shop online. We discuss the top reasons why, and offer some helpful tips on how small businesses can reassure their online customers.

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e-commerce

7 e-commerce metrics to learn and use for your online store

E-commerce metrics enable online businesses to decide, adapt, and grow faster. Here are the 7 most powerful e-commerce metrics, what they mean, and why they really matter.

durban

Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

The innovative approach that grew Afrikan Passion Designs – Nombuso Khanyile and Nisbert Kembo’s leather shoe and bag business.

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.
customer service

Right place, right time: launching the Yoco Bree Street Store

We recently launched our new Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town. Find out why we did it and how it will help local businesses.

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5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

An image of a piggy bank in an article about using personal accounts for business.

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

Coins spilling out of a jar in an article about finding funding for your small business.

Top funding options for small businesses

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Making space to explore: curious enough to experiment, bold enough to fail

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale: Reporting and Receipt Features

A busy restaurant over the holiday period in an article about managing staff.

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

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5 social media marketing tools for entrepreneurs

Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

Budget Speech 2020

Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should accept credit card payments in South Africa

A pic of the guys at Colombo Coffee in Durban in an article about motivating your employees.

Motivating your employees in busy times

An image for an article on how to handle VAT and how to get money back from SARS.

VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

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Returning customers: The key to growing your business

Part 2: Looks fade. Personalities don’t.

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

10 tips for reopening your beauty business safely

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

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How to get email marketing right (in five easy steps)

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8 social media tips for business owners during COVID-19

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COVID-19 Payment Relief with South African Banks

How to pivot your food business during COVID-19

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Introducing Yoco’s online payment suite

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Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

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Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead